Brian Krebs connects the dots and spins an amazing tale about a hacker who he things is involved in selling the stolen Target credit cards. And, he says, someone offered him $10,000 not to print it.
Using a combination of deep searches, cached versions of websites, and his own archives of underground chats, Krebs tracks a hacker who identifies himself as “Rescator” through cyberspace. Really, you should just read the story for yourself — it reads like a novel.
Also, see my most recent coverage: What consumers should, and shouldn’t, do; and why chip-enabled credit cards aren’t really the answer to this problem.
Meanwhile, Brian and I were both in this NBC Nightly News clip, below: